Psychometrist II - Neurosciences
Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX
Psychometrist II - Neurosciences
Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Category: Healthcare Support Services
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
Requisition #: 230002ZU
What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.
UTHealth Houston Neurosciences is hiring for a Psychometrist II to join their team of professionals. The Psychometrist will be responsible for: working with linguistically diverse and neurodiverse patients; scoring and norming; and more. The ideal candidate will have their Certified Specialist in Psychometry (CSP) from the Board of Certified Psychometrists (BCP). Experience working with child and adult patients preferred. Bilingual in English and Spanish is also preferred.
Location: 6400 Fannin St., Houston, TX 77030 with regular travel to 7000 Fannin St., Houston, Texas 77030
Once you join us you won't want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:
100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees
Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)
The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!
Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)
Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!
We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as…
Free financial and legal counseling
Free mental health counseling services
Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs
Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.
Resources for child and elder care
Plus many more!
Under general supervision, administers cognitive, psychological, and academic test to patients. Also scores patient test results and provides scoring reports for evaluation and further treatment of the patient; assists in research data acquisition, input, and analysis.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Utilizes approved methods and techniques in administering standardized test and determines test scores in accordance with general accepted norms and methods for such test.
Clearly communicates test scores and associated testing information, and furnishes test results and other clinical observations to Psychologists in a timely and professional manner.
Assists with research data acquisition, input and analysis. Under general direction, develops and conducts research protocols for the division.
Assists with research data input and analysis.
Assist in the training of new Psychometrists and students in the division.
Assists in literature searches in relation to any clinically relevant topics as well as recent articles on psychological tests and norms currently used in the division.
Assist Psychologist in any testing conducted on patients during surgical procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Certified Specialist in Psychometry (CSP) from the Board of Certified Psychometrists (BCP) - preferred.
Basic computer skills using Windows, Word and Excel.
Ability to interact with a diverse adolescent and adult population in a clinical setting.
Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Master’s in Psychology preferred.
Two years of professional work experience testing, scoring and associated administrative experience earned under the supervision of licensed psychologist or neuropsychologist. May substitute required experience with equivalent years of education beyond the minimum education requirement.
Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.
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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.
UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.
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